Flash Nonfiction

April 21, 2019


The resurrection is a sort of threshold between this life and the next, and discussing it is a matter of our all-too-human minds racing ahead, endeavoring to touch the thing we can never fully know in this life.

The apostle Paul gives us a possible flash-fiction story here. It’s flash because it’s quick and short. It’s fiction if you can’t believe. If Christ has not been raised, your faith is futile, and you are still in your sins. Seventeen words. It’s a story of a world in which Christ did not rise, the stone was not rolled away, the linens were not discarded, and the tomb is not empty. It’s the story of a world in which faith is useless and where hope is shattered.

Bible References

  • 1 Corinthians 15:12 - 20